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Baleno - Suzuki's first mild hybrid for Europe

16 August 2016

CO2 emissions of 94g/km and official EC consumption numbers of up to 70.6mpg are impressive numbers for a four-metre long five-door diesel hatchback. But Suzuki Europe's newest model, the Baleno, is powered exclusively by petrol engines and those are its numbers.


Jakarta Auto Show Report

21 August 2015

The 2015 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show got underway yesterday at the shiny new Indonesian Convention and Exhibition centre in BSD, a new commercial centre some 30km west of central Jakarta. Tony Pugliese was there.


ANALYSIS: Japan under attack from foreign brands

16 July 2015

Vehicle sales ended the first half of CY2015 down 11%, due mostly to a tax rise for Kei-models. Yet not every OEM is suffering. Mazda was up 47% in June, while multiple European brands are also enjoying high percentage gains.


ANALYSIS: Thailand targets EVs for future growth

6 July 2015

The Thai government has identified electric vehicles (EVs) as the next growth segment for its automotive industry and looks to be in the process of developing a comprehensive strategy to attract investment in this sector.

Latest interviews


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


Q&A with Nissan's global head of Product Planning

2 April 2013

Keno Kato is corporate vice president of Global Product Strategy and Product Planning for Nissan and Infiniti. Glenn Brooks recently met him and took the opportunity to ask a variety of questions concerning future model plans.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA in Kazakhstan

26 March 2013

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.


Interview with Nissan UK's MD

14 March 2012

As the Renault-Nissan alliance pushes ahead with electric vehicles, Nissan UK's Jim Wright tells Dave Leggett that the sector is set to gain market momentum as the vehicles become more visible.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India surpasses 100,000 SHVS sales

20 February 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, announced that its Smart Hybrid vehicles – Ciaz SHVS and Ertiga SHVS – have crossed cumulative sales of 100,000 units this month. This marks the success of Maruti Suzuki’s efforts in hybrid and electric mobility...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Q3 2016 sales down 4.4% at JPY103.6bn

6 February 2017

Suzuki announced the financial results for Q3 FY2016 (April 2016 to December 2016) Outline of the financial results for FY2016 Third Quarter The consolidated net sales of this third quarter (April 2016 to December 2016) decreased by JPY103.6bn (US$920m)...


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner produces silent chains for Suzuki Solio

3 February 2017

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, produces silent chains for Suzuki’s Solio hybrid vehicle. When driving under electric power, two chains transfer power from the electric...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new WagonR minicars in Japan

1 February 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation launched the all-new WagonR and WagonR Stingray minicars in Japan. The all-new WagonR and WagonR Stingray have been designed to offer much roomier cabin space and further enhance the user-friendliness of a miniwagon, while adopting...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales surge 27.1% in January 2017

1 February 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 144,396 units in January 2017. This includes 133,934 units in domestic market and 10,462 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 113,606 units in January 2016. The sales...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 622,868 units in 2016

30 January 2017

Suzuki announces December 2016 and Calendar Year 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Production Japan production: December 2016 - 67,662 units; YoY - 99.8%; YoY trends - Down for the twenty-second consecutive...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki expands its WagonR lineup

30 January 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, India’s leading passenger vehicle manufacturer, on 27 January 2017 announced the launch of an all-new VXi+ variant for India’s most loved car, WagonR. The latest addition to the WagonR family, the best-selling car, is...


Suzuki’s new India plant ready to build cars

27 January 2017

Construction and fitting out of Suzuki Motor's new vehicle manufacturing plant in India has been completed and production should start on 1 February, the automaker said. The plant is owned and operated separately from the long standing Marutu Suzuki joint venture manufacturing and sales operations but will supply all its vehicles to Maruti.


Maruti Suzuki raises car prices

27 January 2017

Maruti Suzuki India has announced a price increase ranging from INR1,500 (US$22) to INR 8,014 ($118) for various models from the Alto 800 hatchback to the (premium in India) S-Cross.


Fake job ads cause chaos at Indian Suzuki plant

19 January 2017

Chaos erupted at Suzuki's new Indian manufacturing plant on Wednesday (18 January) after fake job ads were posted on social media.


Suzuki launches new generation Swift

19 January 2017

Suzuki Motor launched a fully-remodeled Swift sub-compact car in Japan earlier this month, featuring a new platform which allows for weight savings of up to 120kg on the previous model.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches IGNIS in India

16 January 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles, launched the much awaited premium urban compact vehicle for the millennials, IGNIS here on 13 January 2017 . Presenting the IGNIS to the millennials, managing director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki,...


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 50,813 units in November 2016

3 January 2017

Suzuki November 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: November 2016 - 64,692 units; YoY - 88.00%; YoY trends - Down for the twenty-first consecutive month; YTD 2016 - 726,582 units; YoY...


Hitachi lithium battery on Suzuki and Solio cars

6 December 2016

Hitachi Automotive Systems says its lithium-ion battery module is being used in the new Suzuki Solio and Solio Bandit hybrid specification cars launched last month.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces test results of new car models

1 December 2016

Euro NCAP on 30 November 2016 published its last round of safety ratings for 2016. The Audi Q2, Hyundai Ioniq, Ford Edge, Suzuki Ignis and the SsangYong Tivoli all underwent Euro NCAP’s rigorous safety testing and, of the five cars, two were tested under...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new Solio/Solio Bandit in Japan

29 November 2016

Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched new versions of Solio and Solio Bandit compact cars equipped with newly-developed hybrid system in Japan on 29 November, 2016. Equipped with Suzuki’s unique hybrid system, the hybrid versions of the Solio and...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 48,257 units in October 2016

25 November 2016

Suzuki on 25 November 2016 reported October 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: October 2016 - 62,206 units; YoY change - 86.7% Down for the twentieth consecutive month YTD...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Q2 FY2016 net sales drop 3.6%

4 November 2016

Suzuki on 4 November 2016 announced financial results for FY2016 Q2 (April 2016 to September 2016) 1. Outline of the financial results for FY2016 second quarter The consolidated net sales of this second quarter (April 2016 to September 2016) decreased by...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki October 2016 sales down 0.3%

2 November 2016

Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 133,793 units in October 2016. This includes 123,764 units in the domestic market and 10029 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 134,209 units in October 2015. Sales figures...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 57,807 units in September 2016

28 October 2016

Suzuki on 27 October 2016 reported September 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Production Japan production: September 2016 - 68,287 units; YoY - 94.7% - Down for the nineteenth consecutive month; YTD 2016 - 599,684...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Q2 2016 sales up 18.4%

28 October 2016

The board of directors of Maruti Suzuki India, on 27 October, 2016, approved the financial results for the period July-September 2016-17 (Q2) and April-September 2016-17 (H1). Highlights: Quarter II (July-September 2016-17) The company sold a total of...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Baleno sales cross 100,000 units in India

5 October 2016

Maruti Suzuki India Limited’s (MSIL) premium hatchback, Baleno, has crossed a cumulative domestic sale of 100,000 units on 4 October 2016. Launched in October 2015, Baleno is one of the top selling models for Maruti Suzuki and has emerged as the...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki makes major launches at Paris show

29 September 2016

Suzuki Motor made two major announcements on 29 September 2016, at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. One was the European premiere of the new Ignis compact crossover, which aims to deliver a stylish exterior design combined with versatile functionality. The other was...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki global August 2016 production up 94%

28 September 2016

Suzuki August 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: August 2016 - 60,830 units; YOY - 97.1%; YOY trends - down for the eighteenth consecutive month; January-August 2016 - 531,397...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki reaches 1.5m milestone in exports

26 September 2016

Maruti Suzuki India, the country's leading passenger vehicle maker, has attained cumulative exports of 1.5m vehicles. These vehicles have been exported to over 100 countries including Europe, Latin America and Africa. Early this year, the company's...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Kosai plant achieves 20m global production

12 September 2016

Suzuki Motor Corporation’s Kosai Plant, located in Kosai, Shizuoka, on 9 September 2016 achieved accumulated automobile (complete built-up) production of 20m units. Suzuki celebrated this milestone with Toshihiro Suzuki, president, Suzuki Motor...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki August 2016 sales up 12.2%

5 September 2016

Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 132,211 units in August 2016, growing 12.2 % over the same period of last fiscal. This includes 119,931 units in the domestic market and 12,280 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki clears MLIT's verification tests

31 August 2016

Following the improper conduct in the course of fuel efficiency and exhaust emission tests, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) was to conduct verification such as measuring performance of some of the models. Suzuki hereby...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 51,251 units in July 2016

30 August 2016

Suzuki July 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: July 2016 - 75,581 units; Year-on-year - 93.7%; Year-on-year trend - Down for the seventeenth consecutive month; January to July 2016 -...

Suzuki news

just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India surpasses 100,000 SHVS sales

20 February 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, announced that its Smart Hybrid vehicles – Ciaz SHVS and Ertig...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Q3 2016 sales down 4.4% at JPY103.6bn

6 February 2017

Suzuki announced the financial results for Q3 FY2016 (April 2016 to December 2016) Outline of...


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner produces silent chains for Suzuki Solio

3 February 2017

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid an...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new WagonR minicars in Japan

1 February 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation launched the all-new WagonR and WagonR Stingray minicars in Japan. Th...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales surge 27.1% in January 2017

1 February 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 144,396 units in Janua...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 622,868 units in 2016

30 January 2017

Suzuki announces December 2016 and Calendar Year 2016 automobile production, Japan sales, and exp...



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